Definition of grey mullet in English:

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grey mullet


A thick-bodied, blunt-headed fish that typically lives in inshore or estuarine waters and is a valued food fish.
  • Family Mugilidae: several genera and species.
Example sentences
  • Three species of mullet are common around the British coast, the grey mullet is the smallest species, reaching only around 30 cm.
  • The grey mullet are normally only found in the river during the summer months, migrating to sea as the temperature drops.
  • To our great joy we soon spotted a few grey mullet swimming close in and made a rush to the car to grab the fishing gear.

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